Clan Oliphant is a Scottish clan associated with the region of Perthshire. The Oliphants were a noble family who held lands in various parts of Scotland.
One notable figure from Clan Oliphant is Sir William Oliphant of Aberdalgie. He played a key role in Scottish history during the Wars of Independence. Sir William Oliphant was the constable of Stirling Castle and successfully defended it against the English forces during the Siege of Stirling Castle in 1304. His bravery and loyalty to the Scottish cause made him a significant figure in the fight for independence.